Definition of awkwardness in English:

awkwardness

Syllabification: awk·ward·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈôkwərdnis
 
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noun

The quality of being awkward: there was a moment of awkwardness the awkwardness of youth
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  • Nervousness and awkwardness set in before the next track brings the funk back.
  • The campaign is unlikely to help, and quite likely to increase awkwardness and embarrassment.
  • There is a pervading sense of discomfort and awkwardness about their arrangement and interaction.
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